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Charles Ames Washburn (1822–1889)

Washburn, Charles Ames. An American editor, historian, and novelist; born at Livermore, ME, March 16, 1822; died in New York, Jan. 26, 1889. He was editor and proprietor of the Alta California, and the San Francisco Daily Times (1858–61); minister to Paraguay (1861–65), residing in that country also from 1866 to 1868. He wrote ‘History of Paraguay’ (2 vols., 1871); the novels ‘Philip Thaxter’ (1861); ‘Gomery of Montgomery’ (1865); etc.